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If you are planning the road trip of a lifetime along the breath-taking coastal Great Ocean Road and need to stop for a night or two or just looking for the perfect Apollo Bay holiday home, finding the perfect accommodation is going to be at the top of your to-do list. We know what it’s like… The thought of trying to find the perfect accommodation to suit your requirements can be daunting but it doesn’t need to be! That’s why we have done the research for you and compiled our ultimate guide to the Best Apollo Bay Accommodation – whatever your budget or requirements.

Whether you like to travel in style, are travelling with your little ones or maybe a group of your besties, let us help you find the perfect Apollo Bay accommodation for you. Read on to find the best place to stay in Apollo Bay.

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Where to Stay in Apollo Bay:
Your Complete Apollo Bay Accommodation Guide

Apollo Bay is a firm favourite with tourists and holiday makers alike when it comes to towns to stay in along the Great Ocean Road. With its gorgeous beach, plenty of shops and restaurants and laid back vibes – not to mention it’s close proximity to Cape Otway National Park / Otway Ranges (15km), it’s no wonder it welcomes thousands of visitors each year.

It’s also a top spot for road trippers who often make Apollo Bay their overnight stop just before a day exploring Port Campbell National Park, famous for it’s magnificent limestone cliffs at the 12 Apostles, Gibson Steps, Loch Ard Gorge and the like.
From guest houses offering bed and breakfast, to motels, hostels and resorts, whatever you needs, we are sure you will find your perfect Apollo Bay accommodation below.

The Dolphin Apartments (4.5★) 

The Dolphin Apartments
Suitable for: Families, Small Groups (largest room sleep 6 in double beds)
Average Price per night: (will be updated once restrictions are eased)
Guests love staying here for their beautifully decorated, clean and comfortable apartments with stunning ocean views

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The modern and spacious accommodation at the Dolphin Apartments make it a perfect family friendly option when it comes to places to stay in Apollo Bay. The air-conditioned apartments, fully equipped kitchens, spa baths and breath-taking sea views will be enjoyed by all the family.

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Seafarers Getaway (4◉) 

Seafarers Gateway
Suitable for: Couples, Groups
Average Price per night: (will be updated once restrictions are eased)
Guests love staying here for their beautiful interiors, comfortable beds, extensive ocean views, free Wifi and off street parking.

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With over 20 stunning self contained lodges, the Seafarers Getaway is the ultimate hotel in Apollo Bay for large groups. The modern facilities include a living area, kitchen and private decks are immaculately clean and tidy and overlook the beach with expansive views of the coast. Groups will also benefit from the sites communal laundry facilities and BBQ area.

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Kutu Ev (5◉) 

Kutu Ev - Apollo Bay Accommodation
Suitable for: Large Family or Smaller Group (sleeps 8)
Average Price per night: (will be updated once restrictions are eased)
Guests love this beautiful house for its excellent location (350m from Apollo Bay Center) BBQ & Sun Terrace.

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Space is something you are not short of at Kutu Ev. With three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a lush garden to enjoy, this is the luxury holiday home for you and all your family to enjoy. Enjoy a family meal in the properties modern kitchen or fire up the BBQ for an evening to remember, then sit back and admire the surrounding mountain views. 

RELATED – Got your own caravan or tent? Take a peek at our travel guide to the best Great Ocean Road Caravan Parks and find your perfect site.

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Beachcomber Motel & Apartments (3.5★) 

Beachcomber Motel & Apartments
Suitable for: Couples; Family of 3 or 5
Average Price per night: (will be updated once restrictions are eased)
Guests love staying here for its quiet but central location, reasonable prices, welcoming staff & kitchenette with tea/coffee making facilities.

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Choose between a Beachcomber room or apartment for the right accommodation for you, whether it’s just a place to stay overnight or an apartment with a full-equipped kitchenette. Top features at this Apollo Bay hotel include free WiFi and parking, along with the added bonus of being just a short stroll from the beach and a host of shops and restaurants.

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Apollo Bay Backpackers 

Apollo Bay Backpackers
Suitable for: Solo travellers, Couples.
Average Price per night: (will be updated once restrictions are eased)
Guests like staying here because it is a great hostel, clean with shared cooking and dining facilities & lockers in the rooms. 

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The ideal hostel for backpackers adventuring along the Great Ocean Road. The Apollo Bay Backpackers hostel features shared accommodation and all your basic necessities for the ultimate budget place to stay. Not forgetting your very own balcony to take in the sea views for a memorable break.

RELATED – Decided on where to stay and now need some activity recommendations? Take a peek at our travel guide to the Top Things to Do on the Great Ocean Road, or if you just want to relax – we’ve got the best Day Spas on the Great Ocean Road too!

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Apollo Bay Holiday Park

Apollo Bay Holiday ParkSuitable for: Couples, Families, Groups, Glampers & Campers (tent + caravan)
Average Price per night: $63 – $220
Guest love staying at the Apollo Bay Holiday Park because of its range of accommodation options, children’s activities & location.

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Within easy walking distance of the town, the Apollo Bay Holiday Park makes a great base for those looking to spend a few days exploring the area. The park offers a wide range of accommodation options to suit all budgets from standard tent pitches to luxury spa cabins and is only a short walk to the beach.

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Apollo Bay Eco YHA (4★) 

Apollo Bay ECO YHA
Suitable for: Solo Travellers, Couples, Families of 4.
Average Price per night: (will be updated once restrictions are eased) 
Guest love staying at this eco-hostel for it’s central location, small dorms (maximum 4), family rooms & great prices.

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You won’t find a better hostel than the Apollo Bay’s very own Eco hostel. In close vicinity to the Great Ocean Road (it’s just one street away!), and guests are able to choose from a variety of different accommodation types at this environmentally friendly hostel and enjoy the communal kitchen, BBQ and even a herb garden!

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Seaview Motel and Apartments (4★) 

Seaview Motel Apartments
Suitable for: Solo Travellers, Couples, Families (various rooms sleeps 2, 3 and 4 + has disability accessible apartments.)
Average Price per night: (will be updated once restrictions are eased)
Guests like staying at this motel for its location, just 100m from the beach and 5-minute walk to the centre.

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The Seaview Motel and Apartments has an enviable location in Apollo Bay, just a short walk to the shops, visitors information centre, beach and the heart of Apollo Bay town centre it offers simple, stylish private accommodation which is a great budget accommodation choice. Featuring tea/coffee making facilities, a refrigerator, microwave and TV, guests can choose between a garden or sea view room, enjoyed from their very own private balcony.

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Apollo Bay Waterfront Motor Inn (4★) 

Apollo Bay Waterfront Motor Inn
Suitable for: Couples, Families.
Average Price per night: (will be updated once restrictions are eased)
Guests love staying at this motel for its beautiful interiors and enviable location – Local shops, cafes, restaurants and the visitor information centre are within walking distance.

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A favourite amongst families, the Apollo Bay Waterfront Motor Inn offers a variety of room types to suit all family sizes. Guests will appreciate the rooms air conditioning, spacious seating area, tea/coffee making facilities and a toaster. Free WiFi is featured in every room and the Inn’s great location, nearby to local attractions makes it a great choice for families exploring the Great Ocean Road.

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Sandpiper Motel (4★) 

Sandpiper Motel
Suitable for: Couples, Families
Average Price per night: (will be updated once restrictions are eased)
Guests love staying here because of the clean and tidy rooms beachfront location & free off street parking just 1 minute from the Great Ocean Rd.

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This beachfront motel is loved by families, and adults love staying in the stylish rooms at the Sandpiper Motel. Its great location is just a short walk from the Apollo Bay town center and all rooms feature free WiFi, a refrigerator, TV and DVD player to keep the little ones entertained throughout your stay. It’s one of the top Apollo Bay motels.

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Rayville Boat Houses (4★) 

Rayville Boat Houses
Suitable for: Families, Groups (accommodation for 4, 5 & 7 guests)
Average Price per night: (will be updated once restrictions are eased)
Guests love staying here because of their spa baths, very comfy beds and location practically on the beach.

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Featuring a selection of sleeping arrangements from doubles, singles and bunk bed options, the Rayville Boat Houses are a popular choice for larger groups stopping off in Apollo Bay as part of their Great Ocean Road trip. The communal areas in this holiday rental offers guests a private balcony, fully-equipped kitchen including washing machine, spa baths and fireplace – complete with basket of wood in the winter.

The Rayville Boat Houses Apollo Bay also provides surfboards, fishing and golf equipment to guests free of charge – and being super close to the beach (just 60m!), you would be mad not to take advantage of them!

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BIG4 Apollo Bay Pisces Holiday Park

Big4 Apollo Bay Pisces Holiday Park
Suitable for: Couples, Families, Groups, Glampers & Campers (tent + caravan)
Average price per night:
$40 – $240
Guests love staying here for their extensive children’s activities, swimming pool, beachfront location and proximity to town.

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The huge beachfront site, packed with family-friendly facilities which will keep the kids entertained for hours is the ideal place to base you and your family on your Great Ocean Road vacation. From here you can explore the Great Otway National Park, Otway Fly Treetop Walk, beautiful waterfalls, the Cape Otway Lighthouse, Twelve Apostles, whale and koala nurseries and more. There is also a bike/walking path that runs 1.5km along the beach to the town centre, the perfect way to stroll into town.

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A Great Ocean View Motel (3.5★) 


A Great Ocean View MotelSuitable for: Couples or Solo Travellers
Average Price per night: (will be updated once restrictions are eased)
Guests enjoy staying here for it’s incredible panoramic ocean views, clean & comfortable rooms & friendly staff.

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It’s all about the ocean views at the A Great Ocean View Motel. This simple, clean motel is a 10-minute walk from Apollo Bay’s shops and restaurants and located just off the Great Ocean Road.

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Bed of Roses (Luxury Holiday Home)

Bed of Roses
Suitable for: Family of 4/5
Average Price per night: (will be updated once restrictions are eased)
Guests love staying here for their incredible views of the ocean, air con and self catering facilities.

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The Bed of Roses boasts a fabulous location within a 5-minute walk of the Apollo Bay beach. This boutique holiday house is the perfect luxury group accommodation choice, featuring clean and comfortable beautiful interiors, state of the art facilities, outdoor dining and panoramic views.

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Accommodation close to Apollo Bay

Marengo Holiday Park (3.5★) 

Marengo Holiday Park
Suitable for: Couples, Families
Average Price per night: (will be updated once restrictions are eased)
Guests love staying here for their incredible views of the ocean, air con and self catering facilities.

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You can’t get closer to the ocean than at the Marengo Holiday Park. Their self-catering sea-view holiday cabins are the ideal stop off on your coastal road trip. In each cabin, you will enjoy a spa bath, free Wi-Fi and even a log-fire if you are planning to stay during the winter months. Click the link above to find out more about the facilities available at this coastal motel.

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14 Steps Marengo (4◉) 

14 Steps Marengo
Suitable for: Couples or Families (sleep 6 in 2 double beds & 2 singles)
Average Price per night: (will be updated once restrictions are eased)
Guest like staying here for the space, ocean views, BBQ and terrace.

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The simple yet stylish 14 Steps Apartment located in Marengo (near Apollo Bay Vic – approx 3km) is a great place to stay for couples or groups of friends enjoying an Australian road-trip to remember. Not only is the apartment well furnished, the full-equipped kitchen, flatscreen TV, panoramic sea view and BBQ, will make you never want to leave.

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Have we introduced you to the perfect family-friendly place to stay or a hotel that won’t blow your budget in our Apollo Bay Accommodation Guide? We hope so! If you are planning your own Great Ocean Road expedition and think we’ve missed a great place to stay? Let us know in the comments below.

When you are not enjoying a well-deserved rest in your hotel, we hope you have the most amazing time exploring this iconic Australian coastal road and enjoy some time relaxing on the picturesque beaches, stop off at some epic waterfalls and take in the panoramic views.

We can’t wait to hear all about your Great Ocean Road Holiday!

 

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